These are the teams with the longest post-season droughts. The last year the team played in a post-season game is listed after the name.

  1. Arizona Cardinals - 1998
  2. Buffalo Bills - 1999
  3. Detroit Lions - 1999
  4. New Orleans Saints - 2000
  5. Miami Dolphins - 2001
  6. Cleveland Browns - 2002
  7. Houston Texans - never (franchise started in 2002)
  8. Oakland Raiders - 2002
  9. San Francisco 49ers - 2002
  10. Baltimore Ravens - 2003
  11. Dallas Cowboys - 2003
  12. Kansas City Chiefs - 2003
  13. Tennessee Titans - 2003
  14. Atlanta Falcons - 2004
  15. Green Bay Packers - 2004
  16. Minnesota Vikings - 2004
  17. New York Jets - 2004
  18. Philadelphia Eagles - 2004
  19. Saint Louis Rams - 2004
  20. San Diego Chargers - 2004
  21. Carolina Panthers - 2005
  22. Chicago Bears - 2005
  23. Cincinnati Bengals - 2005
  24. Denver Broncos - 2005
  25. Jacksonville Jaguars - 2005
  26. New York Giants - 2005
  27. Pittsburgh Steelers - 2005
  28. Seattle Seahawks - 2005
  29. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - 2005
  30. Washington Redskins - 2005